Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

December 10th 2016

Sunrise 1934z Sunset 0948z

F 73 A 24 K 5 0z K 4 03z Minor G1 Storm
SN 12 A8.0

Solar Wind 688km/s at 2123z Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast 31.95GW at 0140z.

28.265 VK4RC/b 2255 btw weak to fair Es , 0142 the same , 0340 weak Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 2255 539 Es , 0142 549 , 0340 539 , 0600 549 all Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 2256 569 Es , 2338 539 , 0020 549 , 0055 569 , 0127 549 , 0526 569 loud , all Es.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 2317 549 Es , 2339 439 , 0020 549 , 0127 439 , all Es.
50.130 VK4BG 2322 5x6 Es , QG64 , 1738km.
50.150 VK4AMG 2334 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1610km.
50.130 VK4GH 2348 5x9 Es , QG62 , 1618km , new log on 6M.

28.440 VK2CZ 0006 5x9 Es , 0207 5x9 Es , 0601 59+10 Es , QF56 , 1171km.
28.440 VK4ATH 0006 5x3 Es , QG62 , 1595km.
28.465 VK2GGC 0010 5x7 Es , 0144 5x6 Es , QF57 , 1256km.
28.465 VK4TJ 0010 5x3 Es , QG62 , 1532km , new log.
28.475 VK4FTWO 0016 5x5 Es , 0145 5x6 Es.

50.110 VK4AQJ 0027 5x4 Es , QG56 , 1743km , Gladstone.
50.110 VK4KPB 0047 5x6 Es , QG65 , 1738km , Bundaberg.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0109 549 Es , 0543 569 , 1253 539 Es , QF57 , 1222km.

28.455 VK2HJ 0142 5x4 Es.
28.491 VK4LO 0146 5x4 es , new log.
28.491 VK2GJC 0146 btw weak to fair Es , 0217 5x7 Es.
28.495 JH1CML 0147 5x6 TEP , probably linking to Es.
28.495 VK2ND 0149 5x6 Es.
28.440 VK4PDR 0206 5x5 Es , new log.
28.480 VK2TAZ 0208 5x7 Es.
28.445 NH7AA 0212 5x4 F2 + Es , new band , always nice !!
28.420 VK2FSAV 0216 4x3 Es.

Could not do the ARRL 10M Contest justice because of 6M being open on both days , missed out !! ,
one always
wonders what could have been , always interesting to see what paths are open.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0232 589 Es.
50.110 VK6AKT 0319 5x7 Es , 0337 5x6 , OF78 , 2132km , 400w 4EL at 40ft.
50.066 VK6RPH/b 0321 539 Es , 0350 439 , 0406 549 , OF88 , 2109km
50.110 VK6ZFG 0325 4x3 Es , 0353 4x4 , OF78 , 2153km.

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0340 339 Es , 0838 549 Es , 0907 339 Es .
28.490 VK2FABJ 0343 5x4 Es.

VK2MAX Reported Beacons from VK2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , on 6 Metres beaming West.

50.110 VK4WDM 0535 5x5 Es , QH30 , 1917km.
50.110 VK4FD 0533 5x4 es , QG36 , 1558km.
50.140 VK2EMA 0545 59+20 Es , QF37 , 871km.

28.505 JA8COE 0603 5x4 TEP , QN13 , 8724km , 43 North.

7.168 VI2SYD75 0811 59+20 , Special Event , Op VK2RI , two delta loops vertically phased , working
well !!

28.491 E71AGA 0833 5x3 , ARRL 10M Contest , JN94 , 14882km , new log , and only European heard on 10M.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0906 339 Es , 1034 339 Es , 1311 549 Es.

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 1248 339 2Es , 1324 still 439 , RF70 , 3268km
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 1255 539 2Es , 1329 still 439 , RF64 , 3198km.

December 11th 2016

F 72 A 16 K 4 03z K 4 06z No Storm
SN 0 A8.0

Solar Wind 648km/s at 0101z

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 1335 569 2Es loud , my local time PF95 Adelaide 12.05am ACDST
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 1347 539 2Es .

28.265 VK4RC/b 2318 339 Es , 0154 439 , 0507 229 , 0557 339 , all Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 2320 faint Es , 0155 559 , 1133 439 , all Es.

50.285 VK4RTT/b 0024 539 Es , 0121 549 , 0238 569 , 0333 569 loud , 0428 569 , all Es.
50.110 VK2ZHE 0039 5x7 Es , QF68 , 1391km , Port Maquarie.
50.130 VK2AIF 0049 5x6 Es , QF68 , last heard January 2nd 2006.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0054 549 Es , 0129 549 , 0206 549 , 0234 569 , 0332 549 , 0428 339 , all Es.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0154 539 Es , 1103 549 , 1131 549 , all Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0155 559 Es , 1103 549 , 1132 549 , all Es.

10M Asian Intruders 0157 S3.
28.490 VK2RR 0158 5x4 Es.

50.110 VK4YH 0209 5x3 es , 0303 5x7 Es , QG53 , 1576km.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0236 539 Es , 0332 549 , 0428 569 , QG63 , 1665km.
50.150 VK4XJB 0246 5x4 Es , QG52 , 1445km.
50.150 VK4XV 0252 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1617km , new log.
50.150 VK4AMG 0253 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1610km.
50.120 VK4ZQ 0259 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1616km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0304 549 Es , 1003 579.
52.342.40v VK4ABP/b 0308 439 Es , QG26 , 1395km.
50.120 VK4ALF 0312 5x4 Es , QG63 , 1663km , 5w to Discone.
52.100 VK4NWH 0315 5x5 Es , QG62 , 1604km.
52.100 VK4VFA 5x3 Es , QG62 , 1597km , new log.
52.100 VK4DJ 5x4 Es , QG56 , 1760km , Gladstone , new log.
50.110 VK2BXT 0324 5x6 es , QF55 , 1112km.
50.110 VK4SC 0329 4x3 Es , QG62 , 1607km.
50.110 VK2BZE 0335 4x3 Es , 0339 5x9 , QF55 , 1129km.
50.110 VK4VN 0336 5x4 es , QG26 , 1611km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0340 439 Es , 1003 569 , QF56 , 1159km.
50.200 VK4MQ 0343 5x7 Es off the side , 0430 5x6 , QG62 , 1611km , new log.
50.297 VK7RST/b 0353 569 Es , QE37 , 1162km
50.110 VK4HJ 0421 5x7 Es , QG63 , 1670km.
50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0436 569 Es , 0504 559 , 0522 569 loud , 1001 569 , 1020 579 , 1115 559 , 1130
569 loud ,
1146 still there 559, PG66 , 1329km.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0439 S4 , 0753 S3 , 1012 S6 , 1105 btw weak to fair.

28.490 VR2XMT 0440 5x4 F2.
28.490 VK2QK 0440 5x7 Es.
28.445 JH4UTP 0442 btw weak to fair, 0558 5x4 TEP 28.506.
28.485 VK4QH 0509 5x4 Es , 0558 5x4 Es.

49.750Mhz 0518 S3 steady BFO , 0554 still S3 BFO.

50.110 VK2AHE 1005 5x8 Es , QF57 , 1236km.
50.110 VK2XQ 1006 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1080km.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 1014 S4 , mixing with Ion Sounder or OTHR S6 , did not stay long enough to see
whether
a sweeper or staying on frequency.

50.310 VK8VF/b 1020 549 Es , PH57 , 2614km.

December 12th 2016

F 71 A 15 K 3 No Storm SN 13 A6.3
Solar Wind 566km/s at 2113z

28.267 VK7RAE/b 2327 549 Es , 0055 still 559 , 0208 339 Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 2329 549 Es , 0056 weaker , 0314 btw weak to fair , 0602 539 , all Es.

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0059 549 2Es , RF70 , 3268km.

40.430Mhz 0114 Data , Es , Esso , Gippsland , btw weak to fair with QSB.

50.057 VK7RAE/b 0119 569 Es.
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 0125 439 2Es , RF64 , 3198km.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0314 btw weak to fair Es.
28.490 VK4FSCC 0318 5x4 Es.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0442 549 Es.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0443 549 Es , 0514 still 569.
50.110.60 VK4WTN 0447 439 CW Es , QG64 , 1748km.
50.110 VK4HJ 0531 5x8 Es , QG63 , 1670km.

December 13th 2016

F 71 A 6 K 2 No Storm SN 13 A5.7
Solar Wind 546km/s at 2101z

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0506 549 Es , 0522 339 under VK4RTT/b QRM.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0500 569 Es , 0522 579 , 0555 549.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0338 549 Es , 0841 549 Es , 1130 439 Es.
28.265 VK4RC/b 0526 539 Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0750 549 Es , 0822 539 , 0946 539.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0831 btw weak to fair Es , 0932 the same .

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0845 btw weak to fair .

50.289 VK2RSY/b 0901 439 Es , did not last.
50.135 VK1KW 0904 5x4 Es , QF44 , 957km , one call then gone.

73 de David Vitek

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
SWL Call VK5001SWL